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HMS Brazen (H80)

Summary
HMS Brazen was a built for the Royal Navy around 1930. Initially assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet, she was transferred to Home Fleet in 1936. The ship escorted convoys and conducted anti-submarine patrols early in World War II before participating in the Norwegian Campaign in April–May 1940. Brazen later began escorting coastal convoys in the English Channel and was sunk in late July 1940 by German aircraft whilst doing so. Description Brazen displaced at standard load and at deep load. The ship had an overall length of , a beam of and a draught of . She was powered by Parsons geared steam turbines, driving two shafts, which developed a total of and gave a maximum speed of . Steam for the turbines was provided by three Admiralty 3-drum boilers. Brazen carried a maximum of of fuel oil that gave her a range of at . The ship's complement was 134 officers and ratings, although it increased to 142 during wartime. The ship mounted four 45-calibre QF 4.7-inch Mk IX guns
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